Monday, Feb. 16, 2018 | Happy Year of the Dog! Lunar New Year celebrations kick off in Chinatown today. The annual Firecracker Festival begins at 11 a.m. in Sara D. Roosevelt Park at Grand Street. | Weather: The rain should stop in time for the ceremony. It will be wet until midday with a high of 56. Mostly cloudy and 40 tomorrow with snow developing late (up to 5 inches expected). Sunny and 49 on Sunday. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: email@example.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.